At Wikia, we're always looking for ways to make it easier to collaborate on our code, both with our user community as well as with the WikiMedia Foundation. Moving our version control solution from Subversion to Git will help us succeed in collaborating more effectively, more rapidly, and more often. Git is fast, flexible, and powerful. It is well suited for easily integrating changes from numerous sources. It is also used for version control by the MediaWiki project. This means that it will be easier for us to upgrade to newer versions of MediaWiki as they become available.
As of Monday, October 22nd, Wikia's code will be publicly hosted on GitHub. We chose GitHub because many of us are already on it. We believe that hosting on GitHub will…Read more >